Linda Nemec Foster’s Poem Selected for Publication on Vox Populi

Linda Nemec Foster’s poem, “Sean Penn Leaves Ukraine for Safety in Poland,” was selected for publication and featured on the acclaimed website Vox Populi.

To view and read the poem on the Vox Populi website, click here.

Linda Nemec Foster Wins Second Prize in Ireland’s International Competition

Linda’s piece, “On the Other Side of the World”, was awarded second prize in this international competition sponsored by the Fish Anthology in Ireland. Acclaimed New Zealand writer Tracey Slaughter selected Linda’s work for the honor from 948 entries. The award carries a cash prize and Linda has been invited to give a reading at the West Cork Literary Festival in July, 2022.

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Linda Nemec Foster’s Video/Poem is Featured on the Slippery Elm Literary Journal’s Website

Linda’s piece was a finalist in a national contest (the 2021 Deanna Tulley Media Contest) sponsored by Slippery Elm, a journal published by the University of Findlay.

Click here to visit the journal’s website or watch the video below to view “City of Stone, City of Trees”:

Linda Nemec Foster interviewed for An Oral History of Poetry in Grand Rapids (A First of Its Kind)

Linda Nemec Foster was interviewed for a significant project (the first of its kind): An Oral History of Poetry in Grand Rapids.

The process involved videotaping 25 poets and was sponsored by Hank and Liesel Meijer, Lena Meijer, and John Hunting. Linda was also a project advisor for an OHPGR.

The videos will be archived in the Grand Rapids History Center at the Grand Rapids Public Library (main branch). They will be available to the public in the fall of 2022.

For more information about the project, contact Christine Stephens-Krieger at: [email protected]

Linda Nemec Foster featured in The Grand Rapids Magazine celebrating National Poetry Month

Linda Nemec Foster is featured in an article celebrating National Poetry Month that was published in The Grand Rapids Magazine (March/April, 2022).

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DMQ Review’s Virtual Salon Features “The Blue Divide” for January, 2022

Linda’s new book, “The Blue Divide”, was selected to be featured on the DMQ’s Virtual Salon for the month of January, 2022. It includes a seven-minute video of Linda reading a selection from the book. This program also features new books by poets Jae Kim and Jenny Qi.

Click the link below to access the Virtual Salon:

For more information, contact editor Sally Ashton at: [email protected]

“The Blue Divide” is Reviewed in North of Oxford

Linda’s latest poetry book The Blue Divide (New Issues Press, 2021) is reviewed in North of Oxford, an online poetry journal based in Philadelphia.

To view the North of Oxford’s review, please click here to visit their official website.

Linda Nemec Foster’s Poetry was Selected for the Poetry X Hunger Website

Linda’s poem, “History of the Hand,” was selected to be included on this important website which advocates for an end to hunger in America and worldwide.

To read the poem, please click here to visit Poetry X Hunger’s official website.

For more information about this project, contact Hiram Larew at: [email protected]

Linda Nemec Foster Reads for the South Florida Poetry Journal’s Online Series

Watch the video recording of Linda’s reading on August 24, 2021 sponsored by the South Florida Poetry Journal. She reads from The Blue Divide and her new prose poetry manuscript, Bone Country. Linda is also joined by poet Sandra Yannone.

Linda Nemec Foster Featured on Kelly Fordon’s Blog Discussing Poems from “The Blue Divide”

Linda Nemec Foster is featured on Kelly Fordon’s blog and discusses a poem from her new book, The Blue Divide.

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